Library Public PCs & Software

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Library Public PCs

There are 183 public PCs (including 20 notebook PCs for loan) available to our library users and they are located on all floors of the Library. Most of them are located at the Information Commons (IC) on 1/F South, the MLLC on 2/F North, as well as areas near the two Self Study Rooms on 3/F. The PCs are equipped with a variety of software tools including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc. For details, please refer to the software configuration list below. For information about PCs available in the library, please check in here.

Software Configuration

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 Single User Profile with Multilingual User Interfaces (English, Traditional & Simplified Chinese interface)

or Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 with Multilingual User Interfaces (English, Traditional & Simplified Chinese interface)

Software Available on All Library Public PCs

7-Zip 16.02

Adobe Digital Editions 4.5

Adobe Flash Player 22.0.0.209 (IE + Firefox + Google Chrome)

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 15.017.20053 + Asian Language Font Pack (CJK)

Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.4.194

Apabi Reader 4.5

CAJViewer 7.2

CDBurnerXP 4.5.7.6140

Google Chrome 52.0.2743.116

Internet Explorer 11

Java Runtime Environment 8 Update 91

Library Printing System 2009

Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2016

Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus + Language Packs (Traditional & Simplified Chinese)

Mozilla Firefox 48.01

PDF Creater 2.3.0

Penpower Junior 7.2h 蒙恬科技 (Other input methods)

*To activate, please double-click the icon displayed on the screen.Hand writing pad

ProQuest for Word (Refworks) 4.4.1376

QuickTime 7.79.80.95

RealTimes (RealPlayer) 18.1.4

VLC Media Player 2.2.4

Zotero Research Tool 4.0.29.11 (Firefox only)

 

Additional Software and Database Client Application for Dedicated PCs

Software installed on dedicated PCs in Information Commons (IC)

Software Dedicated PCs
Adobe Acrobat X IC007, IC018, IC019, IC030, IC031 & IC043
Microsoft Office 2007 + Language Packs (Traditional & Simplified Chinese) IC024 & IC026
Microsoft Office 2010 SP3 IC025
Microsoft Ms Project 2016 + Language Packs (Traditional & Simplified Chinese) IC001-IC23, IC027-IC048
MYOB Premier 13 IC001-IC048
Paint.net 4.0.10 (for PCs attached with standalone HP scanners) IC007, IC018, IC019, IC030, IC031 & IC043
IBM SPSS Statistics 23 ** IC001-IC023, IC027-IC048
NVDA 2016.2.1 (Non-Visual Desktop Access) IC037 & IC038

** 12 concurrent licenses are available at these PCs with “first come, first serve” basis.

Database Client Application  Dedicated PCs
DataStream Advance 5.1 IC025
ProQuest Searchware 5.10 (VM) IC048
RatingsDirect Database IC036
TEJ China Databank (1992 - 2004) (VM) IC024
Wind.Net Terminal 2014 IC024, IC026
Other CD-Rom database (Workstation A,B & C) (VM) IC001, IC012 and IC013

Software installed on dedicated PCs in Multimedia and Language Learning Centre (MLLC)

Software Dedicated PCs
Clarity Road to IELTS Academic 6.4.2.7 MLLC002, MLLC004, MLLC006, MLLC008, MLLC010, MLLC012, MLLC014, MLLC016, MLLC18, MLLC020
Paint.net 4.0.10 (for PCs attached with standalone HP scanners) MLLC004, MLLC008, MLLC009 & MLLC013
Powerword 2009 MLLC001 - MLLC020
Other language learning applications MLLC001 - MLLC020

Software installed on dedicated PCs in other areas of the Library

Software Dedicated PCs
Paint.net 4.0.10 (for PCs attached with standalone HP scanners) 1FS005, 1FN005, 3F006 & 3F007 (located on the 1/F South,1/F North,3/F South and 3/F North)
Kodak PowerScan 2000 3.231 Microfilm Workstation A&B (located on the 2/F MLLC Entrance)

Input methods installed on PCs in the Library

Language Input Method
Traditional Chinese
  • Quick 速成
  • ChangJie 倉頡
  • Phonetic 注音
  • New Quick 新速成
  • New ChangJie 新倉頡
  • New Phonetic 新注音
  • Penpower Junior 7.2h 蒙恬科技
*To activate, please double-click the icon displayed on the screen.Hand writing pad
Simplified Chinese
  • Microsoft Pinyin New Experience Input Style拼音新體驗輸入摸式
  • QuanPin 中文簡體全拼 (version 6.0)
  • ShuangPin 中文簡體雙拼(version 6.0)
  • ZhengMa 中文簡體鄭碼(version 6.0)
  • Penpower Junior 7.2h 蒙恬科技
*To activate, please double-click the icon displayed on the screen.Hand writing pad
English US Keyboard
Japanese Microsoft IME
Korean Microsoft IME